Official Statements

05 April 2023
After halting service delivery for two weeks at the end of January, the UNRWA local Staff Union in the West Bank resumed a general strike on 4 March, as part of an ongoing labor dispute regarding a salary increase.
31 March 2023
UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini visited Syria this week to express solidarity with Palestine Refugees who lost loved ones in the devastating February earthquake. He met with the Agency’s staff in Aleppo, Latakia and Damascus to thank them for their immediate...
23 March 2023
The Holy month of Ramadan is here. All my warmest wishes for a blessed, Holy month to you and your families. 
20 March 2023
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Syria urges all participants at today’s International Donor Conference in Brussels to support our urgent financial requirements to receive US$ 16.2 million for the UNRWA 2023 Syria...
18 March 2023
This week, two organisations released a report criticizing and questioning -once again- the Agency’s adherence to UN values and humanitarian principles, including neutrality.